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FRCS Ortho courses: September and October dates released

Course dates for two upcoming FRCS courses have been released: 12-13th of October: FRCS Orth Viva Course FRCS Orth Viva Course for Orthopaedic Surgeons (Royal College of Surgeons of England Accredited) 12th September: Preparation for FRCS (Tr&Ortho) course Preparation for FRCS (Tr&Orth) Course

‘POPULAR’ course update

A number of trainees in the region have now taken part in the POPULAR ( The Peri-Operative Professionalism United Leadership And Resilience – POPULAR) course. This unique one day event has been designed specifically for higher trainees working in the field of anaesthetics, emergency medicine and surgery to develop their leadership, management and innovation skills.  Facilitated by experts within the… Read More »


Welcome to We have created an exciting new online community for surgeons and trainees to help keep up to date with the latest journal releases, where we encourage the sharing of knowledge, social networking and supporting each other. The site is packed with useful information, has many novel features and is a go-to hub… Read More »

MedShr – HEE Medical Education Fellow

MedShr – HEE Medical Education Fellows Two Posts – One Year Appointment Desirable: Clinical interest in Cardiology, Orthopaedics, Dermatology or Oncology MedShr is looking for motivated and enthusiastic junior doctors to join the team as Education Fellows to work in collaboration with Health Education England to develop this exciting technology as a tool for formal… Read More »

HIP TEACHING! West Suffolk Hospital 9th November 2017

  FRCS Hip Preparation Day Thursday 9th November West Suffolk Hospital Post Graduate Education Centre Registration from 8.30-9 (coffee will be available!!) Convenor: Mr Parsons Please find the agenda HERE Pre reading: Tribology, principles of primary hip replacements, principles of revision surgery ***+ Evening meal at the Bushel Hotel*** See menu + Festive options        … Read More »

Spine Teaching 13th October 2017

Unlucky for some but lucky for us………we have SPINE teaching in Norwich on Friday 13th of October, BOB CHAMPION BUILDING NNUH, registration from 8.30 Mr Lutchman has kindly asked: ‘I expect the trainees to have read up on the topics for CBD’s. This will not be didactic but a case based discussion so I expect… Read More »

Out of programme application update

Thinking of an OOPE, OOPT or and OOPR?? HEE have come up with some new rules and HEEOE have given some suggestions on how you go about it all………..Ross has very kindly put together some suggestions: Applying for OOPT (training), OOPE (experience), OOPR (research) The below is for OOPT and this is the hardest to… Read More »